Downtown’s 45th Annual Autumn Daze Arts, Crafts, and Music Festival

Downtown Branson is celebrating its 45th Annual Autumn Daze Arts, Crafts, and Music Festival September 13-15, 2018 in Historic Downtown.

Autumn Daze Arts, Crafts, and Music Festival is a FREE family-friendly event where you can explore Historic Downtown Branson while seeing hands-on demonstrations from local artisans. Hours for the festival will be Thursday and Friday from 9 am -6 pm and Saturday from 9 am-4 pm. Come experience over 80 vendors, great food, Branson stars and so much more!


Festival goers can shop for beautiful wooden trains and firetrucks for kids, sand art and embroidered corn bags for corn toss games, all-natural homemade pet treats, windchimes, stained glass windows and fused glass décor, polymer clay pendants, delicious sauces and jellies and more. With Christmas right around the corner, this is a great time to shop for that perfect gift. Vendors will be demonstrating their crafts as well as selling their wares all three days.

Great Food

Savor great food that will leave you full and satisfied. With a variety of choices available, there is something for everyone! Nothing is quite as refreshing as freshly squeezed lemonade on a warm September day. Hungry? You will find foods such as pork sandwiches, kettle corn and pork rinds available for purchase. While you munch on kettle corn, be sure to check out all of Downtown’s sidewalk sales.


Autumn Daze will also be featuring some of your favorite Branson stars performing on the entertainment stage. Come watch amazingly talented stars such as George Dyer, Doo Wop and The Drifters, Georgina Holiday, Nedra Culp, Kari Garrison, Aaron Napier, and more each day.
On Friday, September 14 at 4:30 pm, there will be a special performance from the amazing cast of Forte Productions. This live show, “Big Top Anthem,” featuring songs and dance from the recent hit movie, is one you won’t want to miss!

Dance Competition

Saturday, September 15 will be the Autumn Daze Arts, Crafts, and Music Festival’s first ever dance competition! Sponsored by First Community Bank, contestants from local dance studios will have the chance to show-off their skills to a panel of judges. This competition will give contestants the opportunity to demonstrate their talents for the chance to win cash prizes and bragging rights! If you are interested in being a contestant, contact McKenzy at 417-334-1548 or email her at [email protected].

Unexpected Surprise

Throughout the festival, a Johnson acoustic guitar, signed by Branson entertainers and donated by Lightning Pawn and Music, will be auctioned off. Bids will be taken during the three-day event until 3pm Saturday when the winner will be announced!

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